Introduction

Psychiatric treatment may need to be modified in the medically ill because it may affect medical treatments and because of special features of the treatment setting. Co-operation between providers of mental and physical health care raises issues such as who takes primary responsibility and the need to enable professionals who are not specialists in mental health to undertake diagnosis and treatment. The present chapter focuses on medical patients in general hospitals or outpatient settings who suffer from the psychiatric consequences of medical illness or from both psychiatric and medical disorders.

Funny Wiring Autism

Funny Wiring Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that manifests itself in early childhood and affects the functioning of the brain, primarily in the areas of social interaction and communication. Children with autism look like other children but do not play or behave like other children. They must struggle daily to cope and connect with the world around them.

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